Cheap flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka

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South Africa to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

To save on the cost of your flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R11 137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R11 811.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Sri Lanka. Flights to Sri Lanka from South Africa in May are about R10 880 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R7 106.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka in May, June 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Sri Lanka flights in May, June
7 May - 9 May
R15 477pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 May - 10 May
R15 701pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 May - 10 May
R18 707pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from South Africa found for this year
16 Sep - 25 Sep
R12 317pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Sep - 24 Sep
R12 584pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Nov - 16 Nov
R13 061pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka
14:15 - 11:10
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
41h 25m
JNB - CMB
Turkish Airlines
R7 388
Travelgenio
9:50 - 12:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
23h 00m
JNB - CMB
Qatar Airways
R7 556
travelstart.co.za
17:45 - 20:45
Etihad Airways
2 stops
23h 30m
JNB - CMB
Etihad Airways
R7 921
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Sri Lanka

Can I find flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka for under R12 640 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka for under R12 640. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R12 317, but on average you can expect to pay R31 880.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka for under R12 640 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

Jet Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

While some choose either Johannesburg OR Tambo - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or Port Elizabeth - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, Cape Town Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl is the most popular route from South Africa to Sri Lanka.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

The cheapest flight price from South Africa to Sri Lanka is R8 213. On average you can expect to pay R10 411. The most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for R13 174.

How long does is the flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

For as low as R12 317, Qatar Airways can have you in Sri Lanka from South Africa in 15h 05m.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka from R12 317 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Singapore Airlines, from R12 584, and Emirates, from R13 806.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Sri Lanka one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R6 629. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and Emirates, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to Sri Lanka for a low price.

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Top 7 airlines flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jet Airways
R636 R675 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Etihad Airways
R551 R780 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R666 R850 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R846 R905 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R730 R916 No cancel fee 75%
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SriLankan Airlines
R768 R918 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SriLankan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qatar Airways
R672 R920 No cancel fee 68%
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